LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Light rain and gusty winds are expected across the Southland Monday.

KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou Reports

A weather system moving through Southern California will generate winds throughout much of Los Angeles County, according to the National Weather Service.

The strongest winds will be in the mountains and Antelope Valley, though gusty winds are also expected along the coast and valleys.

A wind advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the mountains, with a high-wind watch in effect through Tuesday morning.

Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph, gusting to 55 mph, will develop early Monday and likely increase to 30 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph Monday afternoon.

The strongest winds will be along the Grapevine on Interstate 5, where some gusts could be in excess of 75 mph, according to the Weather Service.

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